Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

  • Call 1-800-273-8255 to reach the 24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Call 1-800-273-8255 to reach the 24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
  • Call 614-221-5445 for the Franklin County Suicide Prevention Coalition’s free and anonymous 24/7 hotline, the closest hotline to the Ohio State University’s Columbus Campus. Call 614-221-5445 for the Franklin County Suicide Prevention Coalition’s free and anonymous 24/7 hotline, the closest hotline to the Ohio State University’s Columbus Campus.

Community Resources

General Info on Franklin County Resources

  • Firstlink (24-hour information and referral service) (614) 221-2255 or 2-1-1
  • The Public Health Department has helpful lists for health, dental and vision resources for adults with limited incomes as well as pregnant women & families
  • Mobile You Columbus: MobileYou Columbus wants to help you get connected to the resources you need in the Columbus Metropolitan area. The app is free, your access is confidential, and the information is yours to use.  

Mental Health/Suicide Prevention

Sexual Assault

Relationship Violence

Substance Abuse

Child Abuse & Neglect

  • Franklin County Children Services (614) 229-7100
  • Parent Resource Line (614) 224-2273
  • Prevent Child Abuse Ohio (614) 722-6800

Other links you may want to check out